Maintenance Worker/Truck Driver (Highway) -Town of Kennebunk


The Town of Kennebunk’s Public Services Department has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Worker/Truck Driver in the Highway Division. This position holds a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and is responsible for the safe operation of light and heavy equipment in the performance of: snow maintenance and removal; and the repair, maintenance, and construction of roads, sidewalks, parks, bridges, and facilities.

The Maintenance Worker/Truck Driver works in adverse weather conditions in sometimes-stressful situations. During winter and emergency events, the Maintenance Worker/Truck Driver is expected to work long hours that includes holidays and weekends. Employment is conditional based on the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and a drug and alcohol screening. 

As a CDL holder, the Maintenance Worker/Truck Driver is subject to random drug and alcohol testing as described in the Town of Kennebunk Drug and Alcohol Testing policy.


Position Requirements

  1. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. A Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to acquire a Class A or B Driver’s License within a time period determined by the Public Services Director is required.
  3. Experience operating light (1 ton) and moderately heavy (5 ton) trucks.
  4. Experience operating a loader, skid steer, backhoe, and forklift.
  5. Experience performing snow and ice removal operations with a wing preferred.
  6. Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.

Starting Wage and Employee Benefits

The starting hourly wage is $22.87/hour as prescribed by the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Town offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability (income protection), retirement, paid sick and vacation, and other supplemental benefits. Where applicable, coverage is offered at the single, employee/spouse or domestic partner, and family levels. The Town promotes a life/work balance through its wellness opportunities, paid time off, and leave policies to accommodate employees’ varying needs.


How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and employment application to meet application requirements. View the job description and complete the online employment application on the Town's career portal.

Paper copies of the employment application are available upon request. If you have questions or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources via email or call (207) 604-1382.  

The position will remain open until filled.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion & Equal Opportunity Employer Statements

The Town of Kennebunk is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  As a service organization, we recognize that our most valuable asset is our employees.  We encourage our employees to embrace and share their life experiences, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, and unique capabilities so that we may all better understand and learn from each other.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Town of Kennebunk shall employ, upgrade, and promote the best qualified person(s) who are available at the salary level established for the position, without discrimination as to race, religion, age, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity and expression), national origin or ancestry, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, color, political affiliation, whistleblower activity, or any other status protected by law.

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